The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 25 22 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 56 103 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.60% 7.13% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.98% 7.44% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 14
Median daily rate £425 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £431 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +140.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
802 1385 1283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.58% 95.85% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 711 707
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -36.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 43 (33.08%) Finance
2 25 (19.23%) Data Centre
3 23 (17.69%) Law
3 23 (17.69%) SQL
3 23 (17.69%) Banking
4 18 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (11.54%) Windows
6 14 (10.77%) F5
7 13 (10.00%) SIEM
7 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (10.00%) Cisco
7 13 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (9.23%) Information Security
9 11 (8.46%) DNS
9 11 (8.46%) Java
9 11 (8.46%) Oracle
9 11 (8.46%) CheckPoint
10 10 (7.69%) Intel Security
10 10 (7.69%) Linux
10 10 (7.69%) RDBMS
10 10 (7.69%) CISSP
10 10 (7.69%) Wealth Management
10 10 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (7.69%) Relational Database
11 9 (6.92%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (6.92%) CEH
11 9 (6.92%) CSS
11 9 (6.92%) Change Management
11 9 (6.92%) Risk Management

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.08%) CMS
1 4 (3.08%) JBoss
1 4 (3.08%) SAS
2 3 (2.31%) Joomla!
2 3 (2.31%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.54%) Apache
3 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.54%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (0.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.38%) MS Office
2 7 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.77%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.77%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.77%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.77%) Boomi
2 1 (0.77%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (0.77%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.77%) PaaS
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.46%) DNS
2 9 (6.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (6.15%) Firewall
3 8 (6.15%) Network Security
4 7 (5.38%) BIG-IP
5 6 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (4.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (3.85%) DHCP
7 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.31%) WAN
8 2 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.54%) LAN
8 2 (1.54%) WLAN
9 1 (0.77%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.77%) FTP
9 1 (0.77%) HTTP
9 1 (0.77%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.77%) MPLS
9 1 (0.77%) OSPF
9 1 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 10 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.85%) Big Data
2 5 (3.85%) DB2
3 3 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.31%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.54%) Looker
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.77%) Impala
5 1 (0.77%) MySQL
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.77%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.77%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.77%) SAS EBI
5 1 (0.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.77%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 1 (0.77%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.54%) Log4j
1 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.77%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.77%) Gradle
2 1 (0.77%) Selenium
2 1 (0.77%) Subversion
General
1 43 (33.08%) Finance
2 23 (17.69%) Banking
2 23 (17.69%) Law
3 5 (3.85%) Retail
4 3 (2.31%) Back Office
4 3 (2.31%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.92%) CSS
2 7 (5.38%) HTML
3 5 (3.85%) Sass
3 5 (3.85%) Web Services
3 5 (3.85%) XML
4 4 (3.08%) Java EE
5 2 (1.54%) .NET
5 2 (1.54%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.54%) JMS
5 2 (1.54%) jQuery
5 2 (1.54%) JSP
5 2 (1.54%) Middleware
5 2 (1.54%) RESTful
5 2 (1.54%) Spring
6 1 (0.77%) CSS3
6 1 (0.77%) HTML5
6 1 (0.77%) JPA
6 1 (0.77%) LESS
6 1 (0.77%) Node.js
6 1 (0.77%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.15%) User Experience
4 6 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.08%) Fintech
5 4 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.31%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.31%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.77%) CESG
7 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.77%) iSeries
7 1 (0.77%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.54%) Windows
2 10 (7.69%) Linux
3 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.54%) Unix
4 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.54%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.77%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (10.00%) SIEM
3 12 (9.23%) Information Security
4 10 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (7.69%) Wealth Management
5 9 (6.92%) Change Management
5 9 (6.92%) Mentoring
5 9 (6.92%) Risk Management
5 9 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.38%) Analytics
6 7 (5.38%) Configuration Management
6 7 (5.38%) Migration
6 7 (5.38%) Security Architecture
6 7 (5.38%) Use Case
7 6 (4.62%) Cryptography
7 6 (4.62%) DevOps
7 6 (4.62%) Security Operations
8 5 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.85%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (3.85%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.69%) SQL
2 11 (8.46%) Java
3 7 (5.38%) Perl
3 7 (5.38%) Python
4 6 (4.62%) VBA
5 4 (3.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.31%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.77%) ES6
7 1 (0.77%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.69%) CISSP
2 9 (6.92%) CEH
3 8 (6.15%) Degree
3 8 (6.15%) GIAC
3 8 (6.15%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.62%) CREST Certified
6 5 (3.85%) CISM
6 5 (3.85%) SANS
7 2 (1.54%) CCNP
7 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.77%) CCIE
8 1 (0.77%) MCSA
8 1 (0.77%) MCSE
8 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.77%) VCAP
8 1 (0.77%) VCP6
8 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) COBIT
3 1 (0.77%) GDPR
3 1 (0.77%) IFRS
3 1 (0.77%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.77%) ISO27005
3 1 (0.77%) MiFID
3 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.54%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.54%) XenApp
3 2 (1.54%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.77%) Firmware
4 1 (0.77%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.77%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) QRadar
2 2 (1.54%) SCCM
3 1 (0.77%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.77%) Ansible
3 1 (0.77%) Cacti
3 1 (0.77%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.77%) Nagios
3 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.77%) SCOM
3 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.77%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (10.77%) F5
2 13 (10.00%) Cisco
2 13 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.46%) CheckPoint
3 11 (8.46%) Oracle
4 10 (7.69%) Intel Security
5 6 (4.62%) Blue Coat
6 4 (3.08%) VMware
7 3 (2.31%) Citrix
7 3 (2.31%) IBM
7 3 (2.31%) Misys
7 3 (2.31%) SAP
7 3 (2.31%) Splunk
7 3 (2.31%) Tableau
7 3 (2.31%) Teradata
8 2 (1.54%) Cognos
8 2 (1.54%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.54%) Google
8 2 (1.54%) Informatica
8 2 (1.54%) Vermilion
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